Cindy L. Odom, ’96, currently serves as the executive director of Hillside Children’s Center in Buffalo—a role she has held since 2016. At Hillside, she is responsible for the executive leadership of the Western and Southern Tier Regions, which include Erie, Genesee, Livingston, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Allegany, Steuben, Chemung, and Schuyler counties. From 2015 to 2016, Odom was a council leadership strategist to the Girl Scouts of the USA in New York City. Prior to her position at the national office, she spent 15 years as the chief executive officer of the Girl Scouts of Western New York (2008–2016) and the Girl Scout Council of Buffalo & Erie County (2001–2008). She has also served in posts with SLR Contracting & Service Company, Buffalo Prenatal Healthy Start, Homespace Corporation, and Preventionfocus. Odom, who currently serves as a board chair of the Western New York Women’s Foundation, earned a master of science in multidisciplinary studies from Buffalo State in 1996 and a bachelor of arts in psychology from Canisius College in 1990.